gnuplot caca terminal work on Cygwin-x86 but not Cygwin-x86_64

Corinna Vinschen
Mon May 5 10:42:00 GMT 2014

On May  1 19:07, Tatsuro MATSUOKA wrote:
> Hello 
> I have tried to build the recent cvs snapshot of gnuplot both on Cygwin-x86 and Cygwin-x86_64.
> The caca terminal works correctly on the Cygwin-x86. However it does not work on  Cygwin-x86_64.
> First I have reported in the bug-ticket on the SourceForge of gnuplot. 
> But I feel that this is not the gnuplot issue but Cygwin-x86_64 issue. Because the caca terminal works fine on  Cygwin-x86
> I have tried to execute gnuplot(cvs) on gdb.
> gnuplot> set term caca
> Terminal type set to 'caca'
> Options are 'enhanced size 80, 25 background rgb "white" color noinverted charset blocks'
> gnuplot> plot sin(x)
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x0000000077868e5d in ntdll!RtlUnwindEx ()
>    from /cygdrive/c/Windows/system32/ntdll.dll
> (gdb) 
> The Segmentation fault is occured.
> What can I do the further purchase of this issue?

I have a hunch:

Please try the latest snapshot DLL from

The above crash looks like it might be a wrongly catched exception in
one of the Windows DLLs.  If so, this would be a result of a glitch in
the 64 bit exception handling, which should be fixed in the latest


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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